Edition 36

Wool is the leitmotif of this week's edition and Covilhã, recently included in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network, is the epicentre of this wool universe.
15.11.2021 • 21.11.2021
Covilhã
Cities

Covilhã, Factory City

Covilhã is a quite original example of a “factory city”, a geographical and historical profile that would remain unaltered until the 80’s with the downfall of the wool industry. Wool has inspired the most amazing street art creations that can be seen throughout the city, colourful statements of a city heading to the future. There are also former wool factories that were brought to life again, producing the most innovative sustainable items. Or empowering projects such as "Queijeiras" (women cheese-makers) that will help more than 40 women of 9 different (...)
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Wool Museum of the University of Beira Interior
Cities

Wool Museum of the University of Beira Interior

In 1982, the Wool Museum of the University of Beira Interior was opened in (...)
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Puralã Wool Valley Hotel
Cities

Puralã - Wool Valley Hotel & Spa

Puralã Wool Valley Hotel & Spa is located in the city of Covilhã, in (...)
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Burel Mountain Originals
Lifestyle

Burel Factory

Like all the good fairy tales, Burel Factory has a story that combines amazing (...)
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A Transformadora
Lifestyle

A Transformadora

A Transformadora, Fábrica do Pisão Novo, bought by Burel Factory, has a long history (...)
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Colectivo Licuado URU
Cities

WOOL

The small town of Covilhã at the foothill of Serra da Estrela is the (...)
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Queijeiras 7
Lifestyle

Queijeiras

The project Queijeiras (Women cheese-makers) is developed by the Mountain Villages network in partnership (...)
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